ERIC Number: ED392462
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1996
Reference Count: N/A
Collection Development Plan.
Minnesota State Law Library, St. Paul.
This collection development plan of the Minnesota State Law Library includes detailed information on policies and annotations. After an overview of the Library's collection, general policy guidelines on the following are discussed: material selection; principles of selection; exclusions; gifts; interlibrary loan; cooperation; replacements; duplication; electronic resources; preservation; weeding and storage; and standards. Policies on special collection areas are also identified. Annotations provide examinations and assessments of the Library's collection. In outline form, the following major areas are evaluated for what the Library should have and does have, as well as for other considerations: administrative decisions and regulations; attorney general opinions; citators; constitutions; court reports and rules; dictionaries and encyclopedias; digests of case law; directories; form books; government documents; judicial administrative reports; legislative journals and studies; looseleaf services; newspapers; periodicals; practice manuals and procedural forms; session laws and statutes; standards; treaties; treatises and subject materials; and uniform laws and model acts. Appendices include the Minnesota State Law Library mission statement, retention of titles in retired collections and storage, the American Association of Law Libraries Appellate Court Library Standards, and the American Library Association Library Bill of Rights. (AEF)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Minnesota State Law Library, St. Paul.